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2009-2010 Workshop Schedule

2009-2010 Schedule
Spring 2010 Course Requirements

Fall 2009

September 17
Professor Joshua Greene, Harvard/Psychology
"Beyond Retribution?: Punishment and Responsibility in the Age of the Brain"
September 24

Professor Steven M.Shavell, Harvard/Law
"The Uneasy Case for Product Liability"

October 8
Professor Daniel Ho, Stanford/Law
"Did a Switch in Time Save Nine?"

October 29

Professor John Armour, Oxford/Law and New York University/Law
"The Berle-Means Corporation in the 21st Century"
Co-sponsored by Center for the Study of Corporate Law; Joint session with the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance

November 12

Professor Anne Joseph O'Connell, University of California at Berkeley/Law
"Vacant Offices: Delays in Staffing Top Agency Positions"
November 19 The Honorable Richard Posner, 7th Circuit and University of Chicago/Law
"Some Realism About Judges: A Reply to Edwards and Livermore"
Co-sponsored by the Legal Theory Workshop
December 3

Professor Louis Kaplow, Harvard/Law
"Toward a Test for Price Fixing: Communication Prohibition Compared"

Spring 2010

January 28
February 11
Rescheduled for April 8
February 25
Professor Thomas Brennan, Northwestern/Law
"Certainty and Uncertainty in the Taxation of Risky Returns"
March 11
Professor Eugene Kontorovich, Northwestern/Law
"Not Just Being There: An Economic Analysis of Fact Witness Payment"
April 1

Professor Esther Duflo, MIT/Economics
"Improving Police Effectiveness: the Rajasthan Experiment"

April 8 Professor Emily Oster, University of Chicago/Economics
"Genetic Adverse Selection: Evidence from Long-Term Care Insurance and Huntington Disease"
April 15 Professor Matthew Kotchen, Yale/Forestry
Does Daylight Saving Time Save Energy? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Indiana
April 29

Professor C. Scott Hemphill, Columbia/Law
"Patent Portfolios and Generic Drug Challenges"